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Special issue of Cartographica - “Deconstructing the Map”: 25 Years On

Cartographica Volume 50, Number 1, Spring 2015
Special issue - “Deconstructing the Map”: 25 Years On

Now available on Project MUSE …

Introduction: The Limits to Deconstructing the Map
Reuben Rose-Redwood

Tabula Petingeriana Conference, 8-9 October, 2015, Eichstatt,Germany

We would like to announce our upcoming conference about the Tabula Peutingeriana (October 8th to 10th) in Eichstätt, Germany.
The conference is jointly organized by the Ernst-Kirsten-Gesellschaft: Internationale Gesellschaft für Historische Geographie der Alten Welt
and the chair of ancient history in Eichstätt. The conference is open for everybody but we would appreciate a short announcement via e-mail
Attached to this e-mail you can find the program of the conference. For further information feel free to contact me or check out our website,

Exploring and mapping Alaska 1741-1867

Sarah Tyacke writes: ISHMap members Marvin Falk and Alexey Postnikov have just  published  the above book on the Russian America era 1741-1867. From 1741 onwards cartographers and explorers struggled to define and develop the enormous region encompassing northeastern Asia, the north Pacific and Alaska. For more information and an online editon see


Call for Proposals for the 2016 IMC (Leeds) "Mappings" Sessions

Good afternoon, 2011-15 IMC "Mappings" participants and others who might join us in 2016—

As you might know, we have held "Mappings" sessions at the 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 International Medieval Congresses at Leeds [IMC].  After five years of very solid attendance and participation, “Mappings” has become a go-to component at the IMC. 

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